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What's the Smarter Move, Start My Business or Stay in School?
Education

What's the Smarter Move, Start My Business or Stay in School?

If you know in your heart you want to be an entrepreneur, weigh carefully whether the value of college outweighs the debt you'll carry when you graduate.
John Rampton
Part Incubator, Part Private Club, Blade Wants to Electrify Boston's Buzzy Startup Scene
Boston

Part Incubator, Part Private Club, Blade Wants to Electrify Boston's Buzzy Startup Scene

Kayak founder Paul English is seeking to electrify Boston's startup scene with his new venture, Blade.
Geoff Weiss
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No Pressure: A Hackathon That Doesn't Act Like One
Hackathons

No Pressure: A Hackathon That Doesn't Act Like One

'Unhackathon,' which took place in New York City this past weekend, aims to be a more inclusive, welcoming place than most other student hackathon events.
Laura Entis
Students Who Turn in Work Right at the Deadline Get Worse Grades, Study Finds
Procrastination

Students Who Turn in Work Right at the Deadline Get Worse Grades, Study Finds

Procrastinators, take note: As seductive as it often sounds, working under pressure probably isn't the best strategy for achieving stellar results.
Laura Entis
This Anti-Luxe Lodging Startup Will Put You Up in a Half-Built Treehouse For $19
Travel

This Anti-Luxe Lodging Startup Will Put You Up in a Half-Built Treehouse For $19

A new online service aims to find accommodations for brave, broke college students who are traveling.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Can Students Still Chase a Startup Career While in College?
College Entrepreneurs

Can Students Still Chase a Startup Career While in College?

Why entrepreneurial courses, campus leadership roles, and extracurricular activities are simply not enough.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Mentors Can Fill in Any Yawning Gaps as Your Startup Integrates New Grads
Mentoring

Mentors Can Fill in Any Yawning Gaps as Your Startup Integrates New Grads

Often new companies don't offer comprehensive training and onboarding. Here's how to set up informal relationships instead.
Mike Bergelson
For a Memory Boost, Ditch the Laptop and Write It Down by Hand
Memory

For a Memory Boost, Ditch the Laptop and Write It Down by Hand

Writing by hand is slower than typing, but that could be an advantage when it comes to retention and understanding, according to a new study.
Laura Entis
These 20 Kids Just Got $100,000 to Drop Out of School. And They Want to Change Your Life.
Peter Thiel

These 20 Kids Just Got $100,000 to Drop Out of School. And They Want to Change Your Life.

From revolutionizing the way we manage email to curing cancer, the ambitions of the most recent group of Thiel Fellows belie their youth.
Catherine Clifford
Want to Start a Business Fresh Out of College? Try Freelancing First.
Freelancers

Want to Start a Business Fresh Out of College? Try Freelancing First.

While being an entrepreneur can be thought of as a sexy career path, it can be tough. To test the waters, start out freelancing.
Peter Cannone
What You Need to Know When Hiring Interns
Interns

What You Need to Know When Hiring Interns

With intern season just around the corner, startups need to bring their A game to nab top-tier students.
Nathan Parcells
How I Found Success by Age 30
The Grind

How I Found Success by Age 30

For our series The Grind, young entrepreneur Jason Lucash opens up about hitting the 30-year-old milestone and what advice he has for aspiring entrepreneurs.
Jason Lucash
The Best College Graduation Speeches Ever
Inspiration

The Best College Graduation Speeches Ever

From Bill Gates to Stephen Colbert, a look at the speakers who gave the most memorable commencement speeches.
Cindy Perman
Google Changes Policy, Says It Won't Scan Student Gmail Accounts for Ads
Gmail

Google Changes Policy, Says It Won't Scan Student Gmail Accounts for Ads

The company said it will soon make similar changes for all Google Apps customers.
Laura Entis